Goethe-Zentrum Begins Operations

Published: 25th February 2015 06:01 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th February 2015 06:01 AM   |  A+A-

KOCHI: Goethe-Zentrum, the German cultural institution promoting the study of German language and encouraging international cultural exchange and relations worldwide began its operations in Kochi. The Goethe-Zentrum, Kochi functioning opposite to the Lotus Club in Warriam Road was inaugurated by

Christoph Bertrams, director, Goethe-Institut/ Max Muller Bhavan, Bangalore. Andrea Christ, Deputy Consul General, Federal Republic of Germany in Bangalore delivered the keynote address.

G Vijayaraghavan, member - Kerala State Planning Board presided over. Tony Chammany, Mayor and  B Bhadra, deputy mayorr delivered special address. Syed Ibrahim, director -  Goethe Zentrum, welcomed the delegates.

The inaugural function was followed by Indo-German concert by the famous tablist Florian Schiertzdrummer, drummer Wolfram Winkel and violinist Swetha Sivan.

The Goethe-Zentrum, Kochi has the same, state-of-the-art facilities to learn German language courses as per the norms laid out by the

European Framework of Reference for Languages. Classes are scheduled to begin here from March 2 onwards. The Goethe-Zentrum in Kochi will also bring quality cultural and art programs and projects to Kochi.


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